Sharks Alive - livestream

Multiple Dates

Join us as we go live atop Mote Aquarium's shark habitat for a virtual, narrated shark training and feeding session.

  • Recommended for Ages (Grades): 8–18 (3rd–12th) + Lifelong Learners
  • Format: Zoom (It's easy to connect)
  • Bonus media and lesson plans: https://www.seatrek.tv/lessons/sharks-alive
  • Animals in this lesson: game fish, reef fish, sharks, rays
  • Keywords: adaptation, anatomy, behavior, biodiversity, buoyancy, cartilage, climate change, conservation, elasmobranch, endangered, extinction, gills, habitat, husbandry, positive reinforcement, predator, species, taxonomy, training, vertebrate

Outline (subject to change):

  • 10:30 - Standby. A/V checks.
  • 10:40 - Program starts. Introductions and overview of Mote's research history and current shark research projects.
  • 10:50 - Role of sharks in their ecosystems
  • 10:55 - What you can do to help (conservation)
  • 11:00 - Live demonstration of  shark husbandry (training and care) and conversation with our aquarium biologist
  • 11:10 - Open Questions and Answers
  • Total time: up to 45 mins

Objective: Participate in a virtual shark training session with our ocean experts; identify reasons why we train sharks and other animals in human care; discover husbandry and training techniques biologist use to manage animals in human care; learn about the technology we use to study sharks in the ocean; engage in a discussion with our ocean experts about sharks or other ocean animals; develop an appreciation for sharks and their important ecological roles.

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Upcoming Dates

  • April 27, 2020

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Location

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236